Within the last quarter, Becton, Dickinson BDX has observed the following analyst ratings:
|Bullish||Somewhat Bullish||Indifferent||Somewhat Bearish||Bearish|
According to 5 analyst offering 12-month price targets in the last 3 months, Becton, Dickinson has an average price target of $276.2 with a high of $319.00 and a low of $235.00.
Below is a summary of how these 5 analysts rated Becton, Dickinson over the past 3 months. The greater the number of bullish ratings, the more positive analysts are on the stock and the greater the number of bearish ratings, the more negative analysts are on the stock
This current average has decreased by 0.91% from the previous average price target of $278.75.
What Are Analyst Ratings?
Ratings come from analysts, or specialists within banking and financial systems that report for specific stocks or defined sectors (typically once per quarter for each stock). Analysts usually derive their information from company conference calls and meetings, financial statements, and conversations with important insiders to reach their decisions.
Some analysts also offer predictions for helpful metrics such as earnings, revenue, and growth estimates to provide further guidance as to what to do with certain tickers. It is important to keep in mind that while stock and sector analysts are specialists, they are also human and can only forecast their beliefs to traders.
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